Canon Europe Debuts LX-MU500Z 5000 Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector

April 11, 2018

Canon Europe today launched the LX-MU500Z  a single-chip DLP-based installation projector spec’d at 5,000 lumens, a 50,000:1 contrast ratio that’s native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution. The laser-based system uses a blue laser and yellow phosphor wheel.  The LX-MU500Z runs at 35 dB and, because it’s laser-based, it can be mounted in any configuration; including in a 360-degree orientation. Because the LX-MU500Z has a lens […]

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Optoma Intros 10K Lumen Laser ProScene Projector for Large Venues

February 15, 2018

Optoma today announced the ZU1050 WUXGA 10,000 lumens laser projector. The ZU1050 has seven interchangeable optical lens options, MultiColor laser (MCL) technology for a wider color gamut and Optoma’s DURACORE laser phosphor light source for virtually maintenance-free operation. The Optoma ProScene ZU1050 is a WUXGA laser phosphor projector that’s designed for large venues is spec’d at 10,000 lumens, a 2,000,000:1 contrast […]

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Christie Intros Crimson Series Projector

November 9, 2017

Designed specifically for staging and high-usage applications, the new Christie Crimson projector line uses 3DLP laser phosphor technology and have lumens outputs up to 25,000. Featuring an IP5X sealed, solid-state laser light source, all Crimson projectors weigh 165-pounds and are spec’d at 2000:1 contrast ratio. The launch includes two models – the 1920 x 1200 […]

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Christie Debuts DWU630-GS Projector, Aims at Higher Ed

October 19, 2017

Specified to operate for 20,000 hours, the new DWU630-GS from Christie is a native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolutions 1-chip DLP projector that outputs 6700 ISO and 6,000 ANSI lumens. Using a blue laser phosphor light source, the DWU630-GS is aimed at the higher education markets but can be used nearly everywhere, to be frank. It includes […]

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Barco Expands Its F-Series With New Rugged Laser Phosphor Projector

February 2, 2017

Barco is expanding its F-Series projection portfolio for the ProAV market with a new rugged laser phosphor model. The F70 projector line has two models set for launch at ISE 2017 including a 4K UHD vision (3840×2160) and a WUXGA version (1920×1200) and up to 8,000 lumens. The F70 will be shipping starting in Q2 […]

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Christie Expands Laser-Phosphor Projector Lineup

January 9, 2017

Christie just announced the availability of two new additions to the Christie GS Series of 1-chip DLP laser-phosphor projectors. Both new models feature improved color performance and are spec’d to provide 20,000 hours of operation. The Christie DHD599-GS and DWU599-GS are professional-grade projectors aimed at conference rooms, higher education, houses of worship and similar small-venue […]

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Wolf Cinema Releases Four New TXF Series Projectors and One is Native 4K

December 29, 2016

Wolf Cinema today announced the release of an all-new series of advanced 4K imaging projectors for the home — three using 6th generation three-chip D-ILA light engine integrated with laser/phosphor for light output and colorimetry. The new projectors in the so-called TXF Theater Extreme 4K series are the native 1080p lamp-based TXF-900, TXF-1400 and TXF-2000 […]

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Barco Launches Seven New Laser Projectors Aimed at the Theater Market

December 7, 2016

Barco announced the growth of its laser-illuminated cinema projector portfolio with two high-contrast flagship laser projectors for cinema screens and five new laser phosphor projectors for small to large screens. Following its flagship DP4K-L laser projectors and 2K CLP series of laser phosphor projectors, Barco is now bringing laser benefits to all cinema screens with […]

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Barco’s Newest 4K UHD Laser Phosphor Is Aimed at Simulation

November 29, 2016

Barco announced the introduction of its new laser phosphor-based F70 Series specially built for the simulation market. With 4K UHD resolution (3840×2160 resolution), the F70 family of simulation projectors are fitted with protective metal encasing the entire projector, making it a choice for motion platform mounting. With a lifetime of up to 60,000 hours (depending […]

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NEC Europe Launches Another WUXGA Native But 4K-Capable, Laser Installation Projector

October 25, 2016

NEC Display Solutions Europe today launched the PX1004UL laser phosphor projector. Offering maintenance-free operation for up to 20,000 hours and spec’d at up to 10,000 ANSI lumens brightness, the PX1004UL completes NEC’s Solid State Light (SSL) source line-up of projectors with 5,000, 6,000, 8,000, 10,000 and 12,000 ANSI lumens. Using Digital Light Processing (DLP) technology […]

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Barco Intros New Line of Laser-Phosphor Projectors for Simulation

May 16, 2016

Barco just launched a new family of solid-state (laser) projectors to the simulation market. This new family of laser-phosphor projectors will exist alongside their LED range. The F90 — the first projector to be launched in this family — is spec’d at 13,000 lumens and up to 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution. The F90 series was […]

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Canon Debuts New Laser Projector and Lens Line

April 27, 2016

Canon has introduced the LX-MU800Z, the company’s first single-chip DLP Projector with a Laser-Phosphor light source spec’d at 20,000 hours of operation to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). Additional key features on the LX-MU800Z projector include native WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution, a spec of up-to-8000 lumens, a dynamic contrast ratio up to 10,500:1, and […]

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EPSON Debuts 12,000 Lumen 3LCD Laser-Phosphor Projector Using Inorganic Color-Wheel and Panels

April 18, 2016

You are no long forced to buy a DLP projector if you want laser-phosphor. Two months ago, at the ISE show in Amsterdam, Epson launched the world’s-first laser-phosphor 3LCD projector line that not only lasts for (and is warranted for) 20,000 hours, but can garner a 12,000 lumen light output. The Pro L1505U large-venue projector […]

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Christie Adds Four Laser-Phosphor Projectors with New GS Series Using Rec. 709

April 7, 2016

Christie has announced new 1DLP lineup GS Series of laser-phosphor projectors, including two HD models with BoldColor Technology. The line is aimed at corporate meeting rooms, trade shows, entertainment venues and rental staging. More advanced than previous GS models, the four professional-grade models use a grid-based warping and blending processor and also have an option […]

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Vivitek Ships New DU8090Z Laser-Phosphor Projector

March 8, 2016

Vivitek announced that the DU8090Z laser projector, using a laser light source spec’d at 20,000 hours of operation time and 8,000 ANSI lumens of brightness. The projector is aimed at installs for conference halls, auditoriums and theaters. With built-in edge-blending, warping and portrait mode projection with 360 degrees, the Vivitek DU8090Z is a versatile projector, […]

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Proxima Debuts Laser Phosphor Projector

February 26, 2016

Proxima Displays Corporation announced the release of the LP7000U, a laser-phosphor DLP WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution projector. The LP7000U is the first in a series of planned laser-phosphor projectors that Proxima Displays says they will roll out in 2016. Featuring a brightness spec of 7,000 lumens and WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution (using a single chip DLP), the […]

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Epson Debuts 25,000-Lumen 3LCD Laser-Phosphor Projector

February 24, 2016

Epson currently sits as the number-one selling projector company in all but one category: rental/staging. But the company’s new 25,000 lumen Pro L25000 is part of a seven-model lineup of the Pro L-Series that aims to take on that vertical with a price/performance mix that Epson believes will help establish them as the number one […]

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dnp Debuts LaserPanel and LaserPanel Touch All-in-One Box Packaged Systems

February 10, 2016

dnp is packaging an optical 100” screen and a short-throw laser-phosphor 1-chip DLP projector in a packaged system called LaserPanel. LaserPanel is a prepackaged system that dnp is marketing towards AV integrators looking for a box-systems approach to selling against flat-panel systems in meeting rooms and schools. A 100″ Interactive LCD would cost well over […]

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Barco Launches 13K Lumen 4K Laser-Phosphor Projector in F90

February 9, 2016

The new Barco F90 series projectors are solid-state laser-phosphor light source projectors spec’d at 40,000 hours of operation time without need for lamp changes. The line includes both 2K and 4K projectors. The F90-4K13 is native 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,400) resolution projector and the WUXGA resolution (2,560 x 1,600) F90-W13 both meet the Rec. […]

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NEC Launches All New Laser Projector Lineup in PX Series

February 2, 2016

NEC Display Solutions Europe has launched the 8000-lumen PX803UL projector, a laser/phosphor light projector aimed at large venues and rental and staging, higher education, museums, large corporations and for signage applications. Solid State Light source (SSL) technology means the WUXGA 1920×1200 PX803UL requires no lamp replacement, removes filter costs and eliminates the need for maintenance, […]

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Panasonic Expands SOLID SHINE Series With 5,000-Lumen Laser Phosphor Projector

January 27, 2016

Panasonic today introduced a new PT-RZ570U 1-Chip DLP Laser Phosphor projector as part of its new SOLID SHINE series aimed at education. Utilizing the latest WUXGA DLP resolution chip (1920×1200), the PT-RZ570U’s is specified at 5,000 lumens and a 20,000:1 contrast ratio. Features include Dynamic Mode (designed to increase image brightness) and Standard Mode/Graphic Mode […]

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Christie Captiva Is Shortest Short Throw Ever

September 21, 2015

Christie just launched the Captiva Series of 1-chip DLP laser/phosphor illuminated ultra short throw projectors capable of projecting 140″ diagonal in landscape or portrait mode. With the choice of a 3,500-lumen HD 1920×1080 (DHD400S) or 1920×720 resolution, 3,000-lumen (DUW350S) aspect ratios, the Christie Captiva Series is aimed at classroom, conference room or retail environments. Based […]

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Sony Launches Two New 4K Laser-Phosphor Projectors

June 2, 2015

Sony has two new 4K resolution projectors that use laser/phosphor technology. The new Sony VPL-GTZ270 is designed for entertainment use including planetariums, theme parks, museums and retail, while the VPL-GTZ280 is designed for simulation, visualization and training. Both are 5,000-lumen models with native 4K (4096×2160) resolution, and join Sony’s VPL-GTZ1 model to create a family […]

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NEC Launches Laser Phosphor Line of Projectors

February 19, 2015

NEC Display Solutions’ new PX602UL and PX602WL projectors use Laser Light Source technology. Integrated with NEC’s NV1301 Scaler Chip and 4K picture processing, both projectors can be mounted to display images in either landscape or portrait mode. With capabilities for signal daisy chaining (HDMI out), edge blending and a tiling function without any additional device, […]

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NEC’s Stand at ISE Is Basically a City

February 11, 2015

One of the busiest stands at ISE 2014 was NEC — it had one of the top lead totals for the show. I caught up with NEC Display Solutions VP Simon Jackson, who told me how the company’s three focuses at ISE 2015 are LED, LCD and projection — specifically laser phosphor projectors. Check out […]

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